Courses & Units

Philosophy Capstone HPH350

Hobart, Launceston

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Introduction

Through a close examination of core philosophical texts from the late nineteenth century on, and making use of their skills in textual and argument analysis, students will examine the foundational methodological presuppositions of contemporary Western philosophical traditions.  This unit completes the philosophy major, and prepares students for honours level work in the discipline.

Summary

Unit name Philosophy Capstone
Unit code HPH350
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Richard Corry, Suzy Bliss

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 091701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at intermediate level in any HPH coded units

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On campus: 3 contact hours weekly.

Off campus: the equivalent of 3 contact hours weekly facilitated through MyLO.

Assessment

Seminar/discussion board contribution (20%), 500 word assignment (10%), 4500 word essay (70%).

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Textbooks

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